How Do Viruses Spread?

Viruses can get into your computer several different ways.

A virus can spread to your computer if you download software off of the Internet and run that software without scanning it for a virus. If you don't know what scanning for a virus means, just keep reading and find out how in upcoming pages.

A virus can invade your computer through infected files from another person's computer.

Viruses can also reach your computer through e-mail if you received and opened a file that contained a virus. Be very cautious about any e-mail instructing you to "click here" on a link, as doing so might cause a virus to enter your computer.

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